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Effective library promotion: empowering patrons to discover and create
The message chosen to promote the library will inevitably influence the tools selected for marketing and outreach. The tools presented here were chosen to represent a broad spectrum of library types, and would be ...
Rural Livelihoods and Agroforestry Practices in the Missouri Flood Plains
Agroforestry practices, new to many small farms in the United States, may offer many economic and environmental benefits. Small farmers in Northeast and Southeast Missouri were interviewed to understand the relationship ...
Peasant Households Strategies in the Andes and Potential Users of Climate Forecasts: El Niño of 1997-1998
Production strategies pursued by households and individuals in a peasant community of the Bolivian Altiplano are shaped by access to resources, social networks and institutions, wealth, and the ability to develop urban ...
Technologies to Watch: Top Emerging Technologies for Archives and Special Collections
Whether building stronger relationships with patrons, highlighting collections and exhibits in new and creative ways, or preserving digital information for future generations, the following emerging technologies will help ...
Svatbarska muzika and chalga : the fusion of music genres that contributes to a social change
The first place prize for the 2011 Undergraduate Research Paper Contest was awarded for this paper by Alexandria Dimitrova which examines the emergence and development of two contemporary genres of Bulgarian music and their ...
Social media for librarianship
Libraries are incorporating Social Media technologies to create a more progressive presence in the community. Social Media has become an essential way for libraries to communicate and engage patrons. These important tools ...
Alma's betrayal and Mahler's unfinished Symphony No. 10
The first place prize for the 2012 Undergraduate Research Paper Contest was awarded for this paper by Nicholas Schuster which examines the final symphony composed by Gustav Mahler.
"...In view of impending conflict..." : the role of Southern Christianity in sectionalism, secession, and Southern defeat
The second place price for the 2012 Undergraduate Research Paper Contest was awarded for this paper by Donald Glen Cole which examines the role of religion prior to and during the Civil War.
Coping and Adapting to Increased Climate Variability in the Andes
The negative impact of climate change may be reduced with mitigation strategies in developing countries. Some studies project that developing countries in the Tropics will be worse off than developed countries under ...
The patriarchal gentleman : gender roles of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century American women through the mind of Thomas Jefferson
The second place price for the 2011 Undergraduate Research Paper Contest was awarded for this paper by David Lamble which examines Thomas Jefferson's beliefs about the importance of a woman's domestic role in American ...
Breaking through the Walls: Enhancing Library Services and Resources by Moving Data into and out of Library Silos
The focus of the paper was to highlight 10 resources that can be used to enrich libraries and library user experience by using technology to move information and data into and out of library silos. Below we have found 10 ...
Technology Toolbox for Media Specialists
The following tools are free and all require basic technological proficiency. These factors will make it easy for everyone to explore all the items on the list. Media Specialists will find tools to help with professional ...
Top ten technologies for academic libraries
This report details ten technologies of use in academic libraries.
Technology makes learning fun: top 10 technologies to try in your school library
The following tools offer school library media specialists innovative and useful ways to incorporate technology into classroom instruction, and each can be adapted for use in youth services within public libraries. While ...
10 emerging technologies in library science!
"Keep yourself informed! Librarians strive to help their patrons with any and all requests. In order to assist them, librarians must be up to date on the current technologies being used in the workplace. A better ...
Immigration and Trauma: Examining Coping and Resiliency Among Latina/o Immigrants
(University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2014)
Latinas/os are the largest racial/ethnic minority group, accounting for 16% of the U.S. population (Census, 2010). Between 2000 and 2010, more than half of the growth in the United States was due in part to Latinas/os ...
Pathways to Community Leadership in Rapidly Diversifying Communities: Preliminary Results
(University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2014)
This proposed research begins with the idea that leadership becomes more challenging as groups that include a diversity of cultures and agendas become involved. How do integrative leaders communicate with, inspire, and ...
Developing effective life skills for Latino student success : a 4-H science project
(University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2015)
As science and technology play an increasingly significant role in shaping the direction of the global landscape, it's important to develop and engage young minds that will eventually lead these industries. America lacks ...
Networks and Context of Reception in Accumulation Strategies of Latinos in Rural Communities of the Midwest - A Quantitative Analysis
(University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2010)
Migration patterns of Hispanics changed dramatically in the 1990s from large metropolis to rural towns (Lazos and Jeanetta 2002). Migration patterns have also changed, from temporary and male to permanent male and female ...